Jennie M. (Lauricella) Norton
Beloved mother; 87
FITCHBURG -- Jennie M. (Lauricella) Norton, 87, died Wednesday, February 12, 2014, at River Terrace Healthcare in Lancaster, after an illness.
She was the wife of the late Clinton Norton, who died on October 31, 2012.
Jennie leaves her daughter, JoAnn Dawson, and her husband, Larry, of Leominster, and several nieces, nephews and friends.
She is also predeceased by her twin sister, Lucy Lauricella, and three brothers, Michael J., Philip J. and Samuel C. Lauricella.
Jennie was born Giovannina Lauricella on July 17, 1926, in Fitchburg, a daughter of the late Calogero and Giuseppina (Siciliana) Lauricella. She was a graduate of Fitchburg High School in 1945, and was a lifelong resident of Fitchburg. She worked as an inspector at Foster Grant Co. in Leominster for many years, and part-time at DeCarolis Insurance Co. in Leominster in her later years. She was a lifelong member of St. Anthony of Padua Church. She loved playing bingo, going to Foxwoods Casino and having coffee with her family and friends.
Jennie will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
NORTON -- The Funeral will be held from the Lunenburg Chapel of the Sawyer-Miller-Masciarelli Funeral Home, 763 Mass. Avenue, Lunenburg, on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 with a Mass at 11:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 84 Salem St., Fitchburg, MA. Burial will be at 1:00 p.m. in the Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 111 GlenAllen St., Winchendon, MA. Calling Hours will be on Tuesday, February 18, 2014, from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. in the Funeral Home. Flowers may be sent or Memorial Contributions may be made in Jennie's name to the
, 400 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472 or may be left at the Funeral Home. See www.masciarellifamilyfuneralhomes.net
for further information.